Connect A Firestick To Your Router With An Ethernet Lead
Only Applies To Generation 2 & Upwards, Of Firesticks
CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO FIND OUT WHICH GENERATION OF FIRESTICK YOU HAVE
The Original Amazon Ethernet To Firestick Convertor Seems To Be No Longer Available - Asin B074TC662N
IF YOUR ROUTER IS SITUATED NEAR TO YOUR FIRESTICK THEN YOU NEED THE THREE ITEMS SHOWN BELOW TO MAKE A WIRED CONNECTION - THIS WILL ALSO GIVE YOU SOME EXTRA USB PORTS
Micro USB Splitter Cable - Amazon.es ASIN B072Z9QHYR
Ethernet Adapter Hub - Amazon.es ASIN B00LLUEJFU
3M Ethernet Connector Lead - Amazon.es ASIN B00KIQ8R4C
Prices - The splitter cable is about €8, The hub is about €25 & The Lead is about €3
The hub, gives you three extra USB ports which you can use for memory sticks and keypads etc.
Plug the Ethernet cable coming from any spare LAN port on your internet router, into the Ethernet socket on the end of the Ethernet Adapter Hub. Plug the male larger USB connector of the hub, into the larger female USB socket of Micro USB Splitter cable, then unplug the micro usb power cable which is plugged into the side of your firestick, into the female micro usb socket of the splitter cable, then plug the male micro usb plug of the splitter cable into the female micro usb power socket on the side of the firestick.
VERY IMPORTANT - AFTER YOU INSTALL THE ABOVE HARDWARE, PLEASE BE SURE TO CHANGE YOUR FIRESTICK INTERNET NETWORK CONNECTION SETTINGS, FROM BEING A WIFI CONNECTION, TO A CABLED CONNECTION, IN THE NETWORK SETTINGS MENU
ABOVE SYSTEM DOES NOT WORK WITH VERY EARLY VERSION/S OF FIRESTICK, MY RESEARCH
SUGGESTS THE FOLLOWING FIRESTICKS WORK WITH THE ABOVE COMBO
Fire TV Stick (2nd Gen), Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Cube, and Amazon Fire TV (3rd Gen, Pendant Design)
IF YOUR ROUTER IS NOT NEAR
You Also Need This Part, Available From Amazon, Its a Powerline Ethernet Cable Extender
It sends the Ethernet Cable Signal via the mains wiring of the house, from one device to the other, with normally no loss of download speed
TP-Link TL-PA4010KIT - Amazon.es ASIN B00A0VBPLM
Price - About €35
CLICK THIS LINK FOR MORE POWERLINE EXTENDER OPTIONS
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